Joanna was called to the Bar in 2004 and specialises in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury, representing both Claimants and Defendants in all areas of these disciplines. She also practices in the complementary field of Credit Hire. Joanna is an Accredited Mediator and is keen to promote the use of mediation and ADR in the settlement of disputes.
‘Joanna has a wealth of knowledge in personal injury law. She is extremely good tactically and has a very pragmatic approach to cases. She is very good with clients and really listens to them so they feel in control of their case.’ ‘Joanna is an extremely dedicated barrister. She can break down extremely complicated clinical negligence claims, and provides an impressive balance of support and professionalism with clients. She is a very strong advocate.’- Legal 500 2023
‘Sensitive client care and clear, confident advocacy’ have earned Joanna commendation from the judiciary as well as professional and lay clients. Her personable style yet robust approach to cases enables clients to feel both at ease and confident in her expertise.
Ranked Tier 2 in Legal 500 2022 for both Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury; ‘She is very good with the details and particularly impressive when dealing with experts. She always gives sensible, practical advice to bring claims to a successful conclusion.’
‘A skilled cross-examiner who is thorough, hard-working, and no-nonsense in her approach.’ – Legal 500 2021
Personal Injury Bar Association
Civil Mediation Council
CMC Accredited Mediator
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Postgraduate Diploma in Law
MA (Hons) History, University of St Andrews